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T. L. BRISTOL,
Keeps ovopytbing portaining to
tho lino of Btuplo and Fanoy Gro
opriag, Woodonwaro, Vogotablos,
Fruits, to., Sio.
Try My Now Stylo Mixed
DitTeront Combination From any
Deforo Offered in tbo Market,
and of Excollcnt Flavor.
Bwuet ax.il Rich
Central Hop Yeast
No. 32 EIGHT STREET
ST. JOHN'S and
Orders for Coal by tbo car-load,
ton, or in bogaboads, for shipmont,
promptly attonded to.
aSTTo largo consumors and all
manufacturers, wo are prepared
:o supply any quantity, by tbo
month or year, at uniform rates.
CAIKO CITY COAL COMPANY.
HallliUv Bro.'k office. No. 70 Ohio Levee.
HairiiUy Bro.'v wharf boat.
Ai fcgypuiui aims, or
At the Coal Dump, foot of Thirty-Eight
KJ-l'ost Office Drawer, 300.
Itetall Dealer in
Imported from Wow York City.
IIPDnW . -. 178 Waahtngtou Ava,
DblUl ! Corner Eleventh St.,
Ever present "Hfst for tho Weary."
Mottretet-J, Pillows ami HoMcrs nt
G. W HICK'S
, Mattress Manufactory,
Corutr of Nineteenth and I'oiilar Hitcli. be
tween the New York Store and Col. Taylor's of-
N ilc ai ioiiowi: Kxcetsior ami bmick .nut-
iuii nue, cotton top. e 'i rccoim one
Illgheticash price paid fur coni
ducks, delivered ut mr factory,
The Private Prescription Boolt,
B,vc. rm.uuinc iu. incur ivr(.ntuii
lo.ut Bexul Dl.ium, AiMin.
hrcniblil.. I'.urrb, Umiiunit uoc, I'lUi,
tltul. rUwl. Iljjr.wl.. tfrct'i.
luui.MrtlUllotiilNkln IU.r, l.ll.
tr l'onll. I'NutlalmkniM, Kldnrr
Dlusir. nominal Mn Mj.HA.m Ti.
bUlly and kLulilon. Iuiroten.
.07, 1.IHI.milolurt II4Iu(k.i,v
mv tiu.M v iapruarui
Plllbltl, ! IIO't.Bwiu; .u.l ,tUU
1 ti. ...iil.il OS evuts tor th. Ihrl.l
CPtitklblos 1M tfl, QU-
Blethodi cf TTrttniem for
R. SMYTH & CO.,
U'holffalf nixl Iti-tall ll'idem In
Foreign and Domestic
WINKN OF ALL KIN IIS,
No. 60 Ohio Leveo,
MKHHIVT SMYTH A CO. hve mitly
n Iuikp 'lock f I lie lt Roods In the inar
ki't, ami Rive especial attention to I lv whole
rsneh of thu business
ICE! ICE!! ICE!!!
Wholesale kti'I Ililall Dialer In
PURE LAKE ICE
Cairo and Kankakeo, 111.
CAIRO OFFICE t
At Hulan A Wllnon'n, Corner Twalfth Kt
and Ohio Leveo.
will run mi I cp waxun throughout the
Kca.'n. ilrlhtrlne nure luke Ire In any
port of the city at thu lowest insrlut price, ami
will HlMninilMi my friend, outside the city nltb
re by the cake or car lo.ul, Jiackeil lu sawdust
or hlinn'-nt to nnv ili'tatio-.
Ooruor laislxtlx .Stt'oot,
WM. WETZEL. Proprietor.
ATIIL'STY watch kept nlrht mid lny for
train unt .tiamlioats.
Thr l--'t of an-jiuuoJiUlru
gurM, t Two Dollar wrrtav.
WIIOI.I.NAI.i: f JKIM'KllN.
STRATTON & BIRD,.
AQKNT8 AMERICAN POWDEIl CO.
57 Ohio Lovee.
II A Thorns
I, I) TIlOMW
TH0MS & BROTHER,
(duccesi-ors to II M llulen,)
Ami dealers lu
STAPLE "AND FANCY
Foreitru and Domeatlc Fruits and Nuta
184 COMMEBCIAL AVENUE.
G. D WILLIAMSON,
No. 76 OHIO LEVEE.
SI'KCIAI. attention Riven to consignments and
Mllii order. ,
B. F. PARKER,
faints, Oils, Varnishes,
Vail Paper, Window Glass, Win
dow Shades, Sic.
Always on hand, lUc celebrated Illuminating
Corner Eleventh Street and Washing
CAIRO CITY BINDERY,
tT. O. XXXTXSrjIS,
BINDER AND BLANK BOOK
lulleUn Bulldlnir, Corner Twelfth Street
ai4 Washington Avenue,
CfCotinrr and lUUroftd Work a ieclnlty.
2fl.c, 2Bu.llo.ln. Z3uil4.lx
CAIRO, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, JULY 15, 1875.
GEN. FRANK BLAIR.
INCIDENTS ATTENDING THE
H0UHS OF HIS LIFE.
IIIh I'olltlriil Cnri-cr mill IUhiiiiiIh.
MH'iit lln In ii Vli'iim lit mi' iri iirn.
t-ry of .Mlvnuiirl lpiiiiM-rn-j-.
ft. I.ouin &t(.-cial (.lulr) to (.hiraK'i'l'rlliUiie.J
ficii. Frank ill.'ilr, tiftcr IxiIiil' lioa-riil-
Ucn lor inori! tliittt two jthm, expired
hist nllil nt 1 1 ::t0 ii. in., ut Ills rcsiilt.'iicc
in tlil cltv. Over two ywirs w'o liu su.s
taliicil it shock of paralvN, wlilcli Ibrocil
him to ii-tiru from pubflu lilc, and made
lilin n confirmed Invalid. Alter Ins pur
alvtlc atUtck, ho aUo Itccamu alllictcd
witn foiti'iiin oi mo Drain, ami uiutio
cllnc in his mental vkcor was
Kiltc nianlte.it. lie had not
licen able to fpenk (jlncc last fall.
'J'liiX'c mont lis :il'o, as aJa't report, the
operation of tranM'tifelon of lilood wa"
periormeil upon nim. 'l ies operation
wni periormeil by JJr. rninwim ami
Knrrar. well known nlivMclans of tlih
city. 'J'wo ounces of blood were drawn
ironi tiiu arm oi it Htroti', iieaiiny man,
and transited Into the, vol in ot the. Gene
ral. Tills operation was repeated three
time.', the last being about -eveii weeks
n'o. 'I ho treatment M.-emed to Improve
Him to Hiine extent, and his physlcans
annoiineedtlmt tliey had htroii Iiom-s
that he would eventually tnlly recover.
iih ultimate inenus nowever. who Knew
the latest caue of the malady, knew
that It was ditemner bevond tile nowcr
of medical skill. Ills family wasalwavn
lioK.'ful. Uni lnj; tliu present Miminer lie
Inn laken enrriau rides frequently. One
day last week he descended the Ftairs
without nsitance, nnd went about the
ine eircimilance that nimeil ale v
preceded his death were as lollows : Ves
terdav allernoou he wa taken out lorn
driw and returned in about an hour, nn-
patently much refn-Jilicd. Ho was
placed at a front room window by his
family, where he could look out and enjov
the evi nliiff breeze. Shortly alterwanl,
liehiff for the moment alone, he aro-e ami
made an ellort to jro to an adjoliiliijrroom.
He wai suddenly $elzel with vertigo, and,
before as'l-t.ince could reach him, lell to
the lloor, "triking with his right temple
the corner of a bureau. The f.ill stunned
him, and he was picked up in an unsensi
ble state. Dr. Farrar was immediate v
runiniont.il. and every effort made to re
vive the General, but without siicee.-.
He remained in u comatose 'tate. breath
ing ea.ily and evidently tullerinj.' no pain.
u wa piain mat ins enu was near, as ins
jinUe was slow, his heart beats netting
lower and lower, and his features crow
ing rigid. At ll:.'Whe ipiictlv breathed
lil la-t, dying palnlcsly and without a
struggle. About hM deathbed wcro the
General" wife and elirht children, lle-
Milrs liU fnnillv, no oiIi.t. wore present
except Dr. rarrurand .Mrs. Samuel nun-
It i an acknowledged lactamong Gen.
Hlair's best frleuJs that hi.s paralytic
stroke Wiis stiperluduced by political dl
appointment, and hi-- cae must bo n
gartlcd as a .triking Illustration of tbo
ingratitiidti ol partle.-. lu 1S70 Flunk
lllitir hciidcd the Liberal movement in
tills Slate, and It wa to ids Inlluence
chlelly that the ( 'onfedcnite element owed
their enfranchisement, lu that year lie
was elected to the Legislature from this
city, and In .January, 1ST1, wn ehoicn
to iill the unexpired" term of Senator
Drake in the United States Senate. It I;
well known that a compact was entered
into between Itlalr and the Democratic
parly leaders that, at the expiration of hU
term in the Senate, he was to be returned
for .lx year.', and that tho leadership of
the party In 311'sourl was to Ihi accorded
him. Illair took this agreement in good
faith, and did splendid t-crvice in putting
it upon a formidable footing. At Unit
time he was lu magiilllceut health. In
tlie winter ot occurred the memora
ble Senatorial struggle between Gen.
Hlalr and the Hon. I.. V. Jtoirv, in which
the latter came oil' victorious. Illair now
saw that hu had been duped Into alle
giance to a party which had proven
treacherous; to Its solemn pledge, and
utterly Ignored its' promise? to inward
his services. His defeat hurt hint very
much, and was the source oi keen des
pondency, audit was manifest that hl
physical health became, all'eeted from that
Two year ago Gov. Woodson appoint
ed lilui to the position of State Insurance
Commissioner, but it was a dl-graceful
fact, that although bis services had been
ot such an eminent character, it look an
extraordinary ellort to secure his confir
mation by Jlie Democratic State Senate,
and this was only done by the unani
mous vote of the I'cpuhllcnu Senators.
This glaring proot of ingratitude was too
much even for the vigorous Jllair. and
the shock was so great to him that short
ly thereafter ho was stricken with paraly
sis, and has been helpless ever sitiee.
The best Democrats hero acknowledge
that Illair was treated badly, and that
their party broke faith with him, in the
most Inexcusable manner. He held the
Dosltion of Insurance Commissioner up to
the time ot his death, and it was the only
means of support.
Jni'hNon nu I ho Money 4(iiittlou.
IKmra thf Illinois Statu ltcjslster.)
llelow wc eonv from thu State Jlenister
of April 7th, 1S37, the following extracts
irom tiio auurcss oi rresiuent Aiiurcw
Jackson, issued when he retired irom of
fice. The whole address is full of denun
ciation of the paper money system and
the tariir system, which had been foisted
on tho people by the whlgs, but we have
apace- only for a few of the most trench
ant expressions oftheglorousold patriot.
it mo iioctnne expressed here u is not
that of thu Democratic party, will any
body tell us when It ceased to lie so? 'it
was sotitut party principle in 1SJ7 :
"In reviewing the conflicts which have
taken place between dlfterelit Interests In
the United States, wo Unit
nothing that has produced such deep sec
tional evil as the course of legislation in
relation to money. The constitution ot
the United States iiiiqucstloiiubly intend
ed to secure to the people- a circulating
medium of gold mid silver. It was not
easv for thu men oucaircd in tho ordinary
pursuits of business, whose attention hail
not been particularly drawn to the sub
ject, to foresee all tho consequences of a
currency exclusively of paper; and wo
oughtuot, on that account, to he surpris
cd nt tlie facility wan wiucu laws were
obtained to carry Into cllect tho paper
system. Honest, mid even en
lightened men, arc sometimes
nu led by thu specious and
nlauslblo statements of thu designing.
The paper system being founded on imb
ue- commence, and neuig 01 it. sen oi
intrinsic valuu is linblu lo great and sud
den fluctuations, thereby rendering prop-
- .cr. Csrjior 3walftti. Otrsat and vraLBfelxicrten. -A.-p-ori.Ma.
crty Insecure and (he wages of labor un
steady and uncertain. Hut experience
lias now proven tliu mischief and danger
or a paper currency, audit rests with you
to determine whether the proper reined v
shall beapplled, It None of the serious
evil of our present ivstem of hanking,
that it enable -i one class ol society, and
that by up means a numerous one. to act
Injuriously upon the interests of all
others, and to m-rcl-a tnoro than its lust
proportion of influence lu political
"Tliepnjii-r inonty nysttm ami ittnnt
ural nuotintta, monoiioly and txduntt
pritiUffo, hart tdrtady ntniek their rool
drep in the tol, anlit will require all yaiir
effort In cluck Ut farther growth, ami to
eradicate the erit.
"llutlt will require steady and iicr-ever-Ing
e.mtIoM on your part to rid your
nclf of the iniquilic and hxUehief nf the
paper money tyttem, ard eheek the npirit of
monopoly and other hbites which have
.sprung up with it. and of which ft Is the
main support. My humble eil'orts have
not been cparcd, during my administra
tion of the government, to restore
the constitutional currency of gold and
A in cr I rn II lliniitlos nil i- ltiK In
Iiiliin Corre'pondcnce Ntw York film.
At Ascot, where fashion reaches its
full bloom with the blo-som of its Spring,
.scarce broken and untouched by autumn's
soberer tint, the royal enclosure, sacred
to but :i select few, was crowded by our
fair country-women. There were gath
ered tho Livingstones, the Von Holl
iiinn's, Mrs. nnd Missl'arati .Steven", and
the Itiith r-Dnncan-.
There lias been .some rivalry In the
Held ot beauty between .MNs Stevens and
the fidr Scotch-American ilower of the
house of Duncan. The bolder beauty of
the Boston Hebecca seems to be prefer
red to the more subdued and gentle
jrraces of our Xew Vork Itowenn. Some
time . 'lure Miss Steven was assigned to
Major Walter Harbord, and his then
lriend and companion, the I'riucu ot
Wales, was known to aid his suit by all
tho- ancillary attentions which royalty,
where it lias an object, can so availlngly
confer. Hut a nitmillccncc which carried
itself into 'his cards and disdained
tlie numbers vulgarly assigned by tho
ordinary, here tliiew a dllllculty In
tiie way of this delicate enterprise. Tlie
Duke ot Montro-e Is notv the favorite
guest. Ami as the ducal veins sadly
need a monetary vlvillcitlou, It Is not. un
likely Miss Stevens will return to Xew
Vork as Duchess of Montrose. ThU
will bo the second American girl who
within two years has connected our re-
puplic with Digland's ducal courts.
some nail century since, it will be re
membered, the three Mi-scs Caton, of
Kaltimore, were married re-pvctlvclv to
the Dnkeot Leeds, tlie Maroulsof Wel
les ley, and Lord Stafford. Since then
there lias been an interregnum. Hut to
day American beauty bear away thu
blue ribbon in nil the capital- of Ktirope.
.1 mil's ol" llmilli
H I It...
death ot a
".' ,'irr"tf 'ho inixles) or
, ,,. uiiiii"1Wic( Ills
toncai pernona"es, ay: "AHiriuhi
Cn;sar chose to die lu a standing position
and was careful in arranging hU perioii
and dress for the occasion, .lullus Ca-ar,
when slain by the conspirators In iu.
enpltol. concealed his face beneath Urn
folds of his togii, s0 that his enemies
might not See tlie death pang upon his
countenance. Si ward, Earl of Northum
berland, when at the point of death, quit
ted his bed and put on his armor,
saying, '"Jt became not a man to tile like
a beast." Mario Louise, ot Austria, a
hort time before she breathed her last,
had fallen into an apparent slight slum
ber, and one of I lie ladies in attendance
remarked that her Majesty seemed to be
asleep. "No," replied the, "1 could
sleep if I would Indulge repo-e, but I am
seiisiblu of the near approach of Death,
and I would not allow myself to bu sur
prised by lilin In my sleep; I wMi to
meet him wide awake." Lord Nelson,
on receiving the fatal shot, said to Cap
tin Hardy, "They have done for me at
hist; iny backbone in shot through:" and
had tlie presence of mind, while carried
below, to take out his handkerchief and
cover Ids face and stars, to bo concealed
from tho gaze of hi.s crew. And last of
all, thu great ilonapartc died in his field
marshal's uniform ami boots, which lie
had ordered to bo put on a short time
previous to his dissolution.
liiK In I'uriN,
DOL's swarm lu If rent nrnfnslnn In
Fiiris, where Co.its'J dogs, or one to every
211 inhabitants, aru duly returned by their
owners in view of tlseal regulations. As
iiuwctcr, uie revenue uiueers arc sure ol
tho existence of several thousnnii nunc
kuowledged dogs, tho sum total ot these
animals maybe safely estimated at 70,000.
Tlie French writer who collects these
statistics declines tho task of estlniatiii"
tliu cost at which I'arls maintains her 70,1
000 dogs, and confess? to feel I n " eonstd-
cranio sympathy wun a uepgar, who. tlie
other day, being rebuked by an oltlclal
for keeping a dog while he himself was
fain to seek relief at tlie Uureau de Heln-
laisaiRe, replied indignantly, "What
would you have me do? Whtu I dlvid:
my crust with that creature uo looks at
inu so that iny bread seenu less drv.
on give mo bread, my tlog idves mo
cheese. God bless him and you, Mon
sieur la Mnlre ;'' u remark which caused
1110 nog to wag ins tail violently in token
of approval as tho beggar niarclkd oil".
-I Jcnlcr In
Butter, Eggs, Fish, Poultry,
Gamo and all kinds of fresh
Fruit and Vegetables.
Eighth Street, Carro, 111.
d-Ordei-a for Steamlioutu promptly llllc-d at
nuj- hour, day or night. 7-IJ-tl'
Thirty-Third Annual Session
Begins Sept. 29th.
For Circulars AiUlrroi
Sr. DeLAskie Miller, 088 Wabash Ave.
Olough 8c Warren Organ Co.'s
(Lato SIMMONS Sc OLOUGII ORGAN CO.,)
rittrn iru tiik
An Intention lmiiiitfamo-t important iK-arlnK on
ini-.ins ofwhich tlii-qimntlty or
incrrasiil, ami tin- final
M lo ihl c! k M Pi::
Onr ci-lHliratiil "Vox OU-tr," " Vox ltuinitn.t," "Wilcox r.ttent," "Oduvo fotipU-r,''.
crramiluR "Cillo" or "Cliirlonct" Mopi, (!m Horn," "Croninim," " ov AtiKflrt,'
Viola KlherLi" nml
ALL THE LATE IMPROVEMENTS
Can lx; oblutnol only In lhc-c Or?ftn
Fifty Different Stylos,
For tho Parlor and tho Church,
Tho Bout Material and Workmanship,
Quality and Volume of Tono Unequalled.
PriICES, SfeBO TO AQOO.
faclorj and'Warerooms, Ccr. Cth and Cnngreu Sis.. DETROIT, MICHIGAK.
(Established in 1850.) Agents Wanted in Every County.
Address CLOUGH & WARREN ORGAN CO., Detroit, Mich.
ST7BSCB.ZBB FOB. THE
ONLY $1.25 A YEAR.
EO H LEACH, fit. D.,
Dr. I.i'ath has hail u laigc i-xpcrlciu'c in the
practice of Mdlk'lne unil snrircry UiiK-clal ut
tcntlon palil to the lloimropathlr. Irt-atnient of
Surgical illscasc.li, ami ilijca;c of women ami
C5-0fKicu Corner Comni clul Atriiup anil
.Ninth etitct. ll-7-l-tf
LLIAM B. SMITH, M. D.
nKSIllK.NCK: No. St Thirteenth street, be
twevn WttahlnKtonntenucnuil Walnut street.
OKFICK: North nldc of Klithth street be
tween Commercial anil Washington avenue.
W. DUNNING, M. D.
IIKSII1ENCE! Corner Ninth anil Walnut
OFKICK: Corner SUth street ami Ohio Levit.
OrriCU HOUKSi FromOa.ii.. 12in.,aml
jyn. w. blauw,
UFFlCKi IJttiler's lllock, (up-etuli), corner
Elulith street and Washington avenue.
JOHN H. MUUCEY,
Attorney at Linv.
Ol'l'ICE: KlKhth Slvcet, Utween Commer
cial sml Waskluelon aventux.
CJAMUEL P. WHEELER,
Attorney at Law.
OrTICK; Ohio U'Trc, over loom formetly
iiiv.upleil by I'lrst National llnnk,
QREEN & QILBEUT,
Attorney aud CoitiiNeloi'N
OFnCll! Ohio Levee, rooms 7 nml
' City National Uank,
WtilZW (. 1 CAinO ILLINOIS.
O.SpecIul attention given to Admiralty and
TTvOH the singly euro of SemituU Weakness
on br Indiscretions or excess.- Any Drufglat
lias me mirrcuicuvs.
AdTresn. Ur. E. HILTON St CO.,
l-.l-dAw-ly. Cincinnati, Ohio,
llu- fiiluip ripumllim of llttsl tn'tniinnils, ty
volume of tiu' l 't"' hirRely
It v of tours rrii'k-vfil
i k Im Cipnilj,
MRS. L. J. SPEARS,
West sldo Comraorclal Avenuo. between
lvntn and Mlntn streets,
(Next dour lo J lliirp r'.s dry riioiN etoi-e.)
A full line of tlie latent uud inu-it fashliinable
HATS AND BONNETS
always on hand. Alio cvwry variety of
Ribbons Laces and Trimmings,
from the cheapest to the mont costly. Unties
will llnd any and everything In her store for u
comnieic sireei, oau or party ouiui.
I'rlcen to compete with any In the West,
EJ-Alio affent for Uie Home Sewlns Machine.
Wholesale. Retail and
Corner Poplar and EloventH Streets,
ItSrlTiRhost Cash Prioo nuid for
Hoks and Cattle.
xoitni srni: or r.iaum strkei
llatwonu Vi'iiahliiKtou nml Oominarctal
Dealer in Fresh Meats
tnm svnd OOBIblSrfiUl
KKEI'S for ! His best utu. m.u
pawl W servo ismuirs .
. w. liiuii,
Anililralcr In "
FLOUR, MEALjQBAIN HAY,
'"".moLivtit I -"MHO, ILLINOIS.
AND DEALER IN
LIME, CEMENT, PLASTER,
Under City Kutioaal Bak.
IW1IX tell In rar-lowl loUat lannnftcrurtr
prior, milling Krttght.
JOHN B. PHIIXIS
(SwiMor lo John II. I'hllllt)
Awl llfiVt In
HAY, CORN, OATS, FLOUR,
MEAL, BBAN, tte.
Agent for LAFLIN & BAND POWDER CO
ZCoraer Tenth Street anil Ohio
7. 11 Milium. K c.
MATHUSS it UHL,
FLOUR, GRAIN, HAY AND
t3l Olilo Iiovoo.
K. .1 Aytvs.
S. 1). Ayits.
AYRES 6c CO.,
M W. I'AnkHl. VV.I-.AXLtV. J, It. WILD.
PARKER, AXLEY & WILD,
(Micceinors to l'arker A Axley.)
lrtt Irr ii
Ilay, Corn, Oats, Flour and Conn
try Produco Oonorally
100 Commercial Avenue, CAIRO, ILL.
IITAST. l-UtKUIt. 11. II. CIWNINOHAM.
PARKER & CUNNINGHAM,
(Succeois to Miller &. l'arker,)
Ami Dealers In
WHEAT, MEAL, GRAIN. HAY,
fi1 OHIO LKYKUt
S3" We have leased the l-nncu Yellow AVre
house, storage capuclty 3,mjo tons, which gives
in amide facilities for storing and shipping.
C. N. HUGHES, .
Over MsAhuu ft UU'i.
"VrONK. but Flrst-Cluas Comnies repre
S AFFORD, MORRIS
73 OHIO LEVEE,
City Kktional Buk Building, up-itsirs.
am IlUnoU, repreaenU-nr w
805 000 000.
BOX and BASKET CO
All kinds Iwrduidson.i
FLOORING, D3LNQ, LATH, o
Mill m4 Titi,
Jmr Tbirty.Tour'ik Utr